Award-winning country music singer and songwriter, Lee Ann Womack, joins the stage with local Southern Nevada medical community talents this fall to raise funds for the non-profit Nathan Adelson Hospice. Womack will perform her popular hits during the “Serenades of Life – Doctors in Concert” event, being held on Saturday, Nov. 12.
Actor/Comedian Brad Garrett will emcee the event. This year the concert will have a special focus on veterans. Susan Sullivan will receive the annual Brad Garrett Humanitarian Award. Ms. Sullivan will be recognized for her service as a volunteer with Nathan Adelson Hospice and.
Her strong advocacy for many veteran and active military organizations. Those include: Nellis Support Team – EXCOM, Honorary Commander 432 Wing Creech AFB, Nevada Military Support Alliance. Thunderbird Chapter – AFA. Air Force Association Board, Veterans Community Engagement Board and Nellis Support Team. She is also a long time Nathan Adelson Hospice volunteer.
“Having Lee Ann Womack join us this year is phenomenal. We are proud to have a special tribute to veteran’s. As a member of the national We Honor Veteran’s Program we are honored to provide specialized hospice care to those that have served our country.” said Carole Fisher, president and CEO of Nathan Adelson Hospice.”
In addition to Lee Ann Womack, other performers include: Loren Little, M.D. and the Little Jazz Band; Dr. Alan Arnold; Dr. Robert Lieberman; Dr. Morton Hyson; Alter’d Ego, featuring Dr. Edwin Kingsley, June Sigman, M.D., and Ira Spector; and David Miller, M.D. Musical numbers will range from soul to rock ‘n’ roll to pop rock.
Proceeds from the concert support The Bonnie Schreck Memorial Complementary Therapies program at Nathan Adelson Hospice. The program improves the quality of life for the hospice’s patients and loved ones and eases emotional and physical discomfort. Patients and their loved ones may request various therapies such as Pet Therapy, Reiki Energy Work, Message Therapy, Art Therapy, Reflexology, and Aromatherapy.
The event will begin at 7 p.m. at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Ticket Prices vary from $39 to $175. To purchase tickets, call The Smith Center Box Office at 702-749-2000 or visit the website at www.thesmithcenter.com. More information can also be accessed by calling Stephanie Forbes at Nathan Adelson Hospice is 702.938.3910.